STS will also host NAPT Career counselors to help navigate interested pupil transporters through the various NAPT PDS and certification options.
Pensacoal, FL (PRWEB) October 18, 2011
School Training Solutions™, a division of Smart Horizons®, is a leading provider of online training solutions for schools. STS Director, Mike Kelley, will be available at the 2011 Annual National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) Summit in Cincinnati, Ohio, to facilitate discussions highlighting the online portion of the NAPT Professional Development Series (PDS) and how it dovetails with the other aspects of the PDS program. He will be at the School Training Solutions (booth 737) to offer demonstrations of the courses and answer questions. School Training Solutions will also host NAPT Career counselors to help navigate interested pupil transporters through the various NAPT PDS and certification options.
Currently twenty-five of the NAPT PDS courses are available online for any pupil transportation professional who wants to advance his or her career. Education paths are available for entry level transportation employees to advance into a Specialist position or for seasoned professionals to advance into a Supervisor or District Manager position. The online courses offer CEUs that, in some cases, can be used toward yearly state in-service requirements.
About School Training Solutions™ (STS)
A division of Smart Horizons®, School Training Solutions™ (STS) is a comprehensive offering of online training organized to meet both state mandated in service training requirements and the professional development training needs of all school district employees. The STS course catalog contains approximately 146 hours of training and is organized into driver training for bus drivers and others operating school district vehicles, OSHA training, campus security, food services, and a host of other commonly needed general subjects.
For more information, visit the Web site at http://www.schooltrainingsolutions.com.
About the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT)
Founded in 1977, the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) is a 501 (c) (6) nonprofit organization that supports over 450,000 people who transport more than 24 million children every school day. NAPT members receive timely information through cutting-edge educational programs, unique research, and thought-provoking communications in a variety of electronic and hard-copy formats that enable members to develop practical solutions to today's school transportation, educational administration and other business-related challenges. NAPT is the school transportation industry's largest and most diverse membership organization with members throughout the United States and Canada, as well as several countries in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. NAPT is headquartered in Albany, NY.